The median contractor rate for a IT Support Engineer was £154 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Support Engineer
England / Yorkshire
Rank 118 132 130
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support Engineer 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.19% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £154 £163 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.38% +41.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £163 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £163 £151
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £175 £168
% change year-on-year -18.57% +4.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £9.25 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.70 £16.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -1.87% +4.91%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2058 2704 2486
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.98% 96.50% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1273 1778 1567
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £257 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 115 137
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £37.80 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

IT Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured IT Support Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support Engineer in Yorkshire

IT Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IT Support Engineer in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Support Engineer in Yorkshire

IT Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Support Engineer in Yorkshire

IT Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Support Engineer in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Support Engineer in Yorkshire

IT Support Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Support Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire +1 3 £110 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £198 -
IT Support Engineer
England

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring IT Support Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) SCCM
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) SLA
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (8.33%) IIS
6 1 (8.33%) MCP
6 1 (8.33%) MCSE
6 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (8.33%) LAN
6 1 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (8.33%) WAP
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (8.33%) SAN
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (8.33%) Clustering

IT Support Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Software Packaging
1 1 (8.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) IT Audit
2 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) VMware